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Don't try to "fix" font smoothing. #113

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@bobdenotter

The rule for "-webkit-font-smoothing" was removed, because it doesn't 'fix' anything, but rather looks really, really bad on Chrome.

See here for more reasons why it should be removed: http://www.usabilitypost.com/2012/11/05/stop-fixing-font-smoothing/ (this article isn't written by me, but it does mention Skeleton)

Screenshot with "-webkit-font-smoothing":

screenshot

Screenshot without "-webkit-font-smoothing":

screenshot

@jasonseney

+1 for this update. I read the article also and it does bring up a good point.

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Stop fixing font smoothing. #117

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This has been resolved with v2.0 of Skeleton.

Thanks so much for the PR and completely my fault for not addressing it in a timely fashion. Skeleton is back under active development after a nearly 2 year hiatus. I apologize and really appreciate the input and promise to keep up with any future issues!

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background: #fff;
font: 14px/21px "HelveticaNeue", "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
color: #444;
- -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; /* Fix for webkit rendering */
-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;
}
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